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  1. A port city in western Turkey

From Ancient Greek Σμύρνα (Smúrna), a variant spelling of Σμύρνη (Smúrnē), the Ionic Greek form of the original Aeolic Greek name Μύρρᾱ (Múrrhā, “Smyrna”).

  1. (chiefly historical) A port city on the Aegean coast of western Asia Minor founded in circa the 11th century BC on the site of the present-day Turkish city of İzmir.
  2. A town in Delaware.
  3. A city in Georgia in the United States.
  4. A town in Maine.
  5. A town and village in New York.
  6. A town in South Carolina.
  7. A town in Tennessee.

Smyrna was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Smyrna

Saint Chrysostomos the New-Hieromartyr of Smyrna was a saint. Saint was born in 1867 in Tirilye. He left this life on September 9th, 1922.


Aristodama was born in -218. Aristodama is also known as Aristodama.


Fun Facts about the name Smyrna

  • How Popular is the name Smyrna? Smyrna is the 89,101st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Smyrna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Smyrna in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Smyrna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Smyrna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Smyrna is Wednesday, April 7th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Smyrna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Smyrna was in 1981 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Smyrna: Your name in reverse order is Anryms. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smnary. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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